Weltenburger Kloster Urtyp Hell | Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg
Germany
weltenburger.de

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Murph on 10-22-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
78
Reviews:
48
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
15.73%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
8
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0
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Ratings: 78 |  Reviews: 48
Photo of Fettpopps
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BenBreeg
3.93/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sixpoint
3.89/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of janubio
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pale yellow colour, with a good head and great retention and lace. Smell is clean, with herbs, citrus and spices. Clean palate, medium body. Taste of lemon, grains, herbs. Good and esay drinking beer.

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Photo of DiUr
4.09/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very clear pale yellow, it shows a decent white head with good retention and nice lacing. Clean in the nose, i smell grains, grass, lemon and a hint of honey. The taste is a blend of malts, hops and lemon which stays uniform all along, with only a little sweetness in the background. It finishes dry with almost no aftertaste. Crispy mouthfeel, thin to medium body and great drinkability.

A lighter Helles which i find it to be slightly on the hoppy side and finely complements other offerings from this brewery. It will pair great with a wide variety of foods.

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Photo of mwckiltedsavage
3/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Silke_Neryn
4.17/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A nice blend between the classic Helles malt profile and a non-offensive - but still slightly more pronounced - hop presence.

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Photo of charlzm
4.02/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kozsa
3.2/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of Fernando_Bastos
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of olradetbalder
2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of ygtbsm94
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of GONZALOYANNA
3.48/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle. Stange lager glass. Pale straw color, clear appearance. White froth creates close, small bubbled & lasting crown while leaves lacing & spots on sides. Sulfur, grainy & biscuit aromas. Crispy upfront shows slight citric zest notes. Light body. Moderate to high carbonation. Watery texture. Low bitterness but enough to balances maltiness. Citric bitter/sweet finish & dried aftertaste.

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Photo of jsh420
2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of RoyFokker
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of nu38
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of oberon
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I bought two bottles today one to drink now and one to drink with some of my homeade sausage German potato salad and spoetzl.Pours into a 1/2 liter stein a light to medium golden with a hint of honey color,a large blooming bone white head atop that settles slowly.Cleaner aromas with light toasted grain and mild honey-like funky sweetness.Flavors are also cleaner but with some bread dough and more honey sweetness,a light mineral note underneath.Not much in the frills department here but Iam not looking for that with this beer,I just wanted a good food friendly German lager and I got it.

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Photo of Saind
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of felipeprates
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Poupae
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Luiz0930
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of KiltedCulinarian
2/5  rDev -43.8%

Photo of steveh
4.07/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

One from the Weltenburger Kloster, a favorite, that I haven't reviewed yet.

.5 Liter brown bottle with no clear freshness date. "Urtyp" meaning prototype, so I can only decipher this to be a typical Helles, or the brewery's original Helles.

A -- Very dense and long-lasting, light cream colored head. Very hazy golden color -- not great for this style.

S -- Good bready malts with light citrus and spice from hops. Low DMS back.

T -- Smooth and quenching bready malts up front with some light, lemony-citrus character back and lightly spicy hop bitterness in the finish -- all of the above lingering in the aftertaste.

M -- Mouthfeel is soft and smooth with a chewy juiciness from good malts. Light-medium body.

O -- A very nice Helles if you're looking for a good example of the style. Very easy drinking and supplies just enough flavor character to let you know its made with quality ingredients, but not so much that you have to pay attention to each swallow. Very satisfying.

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Weltenburger Kloster Urtyp Hell from Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg
3.56 out of 5 based on 78 ratings.
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